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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 11, 2014

Israel And Hamas Keep Up Attacks, Ignoring Calls For Peace

By Bill Chappell

Israeli firefighters extinguish vehicles at a gas station hit by rocket fire.

The number of Palestinians killed in Israel's aerial offensive that began this week has surpassed 100, according to health officials in Gaza. More than 600 people have been wounded in the ongoing exchange of airstrikes and rockets between Israel's military and the militant group Hamas.

Categories: International Affairs

Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - July 11, 2014

Prison Worker Finds Request For Medical Care After Inmate Dies

By Robert Wildeboer and Patrick Smith


(Duration: 7:26)

On July 28, 2012, Elawndoe Shannon put in a request for sick call at the prison where he was housed in Lawrence, Illinois. Two days later, he died. The day after his death a nurse in the health care unit finally got his request slip for medical care.

Categories: Criminal Justice, Health

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - July 11, 2014

Voice Actor Stanton: On Giving Roger Ebert A Voice

By Jeff Bossert


(Duration: 3:43)

Voice actor Stephen Stanton

An acclaimed documentary 'Life Itself' looking at the life of Roger Ebert begins its theatrical run in Champaign this weekend.   Many of the late film critic's best known family and friends are part of it.  But some words come from Roger himself.

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